aim·​point | \ ˈām-ˌpȯint How to pronounce aimpoint (audio) \
plural aimpoints

Definition of aimpoint

: a precise location or a point on a target at which something (such as a guided missile) is aimed … the delivery accuracy is a measure of the variation of the impact point about the intended aimpoint.— George M. Siouris, Missile Guidance and Control Systems, 2004

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First Known Use of aimpoint

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aimpoint

aim entry 1 + point entry 1

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“Aimpoint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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